Scott E. Prince

Associate

Cleveland
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Overview

Scott Prince focuses his practice on bankruptcy and restructuring matters, as well as complex commercial transactions. He works closely with clients on creditors' committee matters and corporate debtor restructuring, including the restructuring of distressed loan workouts. He also has experience drafting motions for adequate protection, affidavits and declarations, mediation statements, and other legal memoranda. Additionally, he has experience conducting legal research and audits for multimillion-dollar agreements. Drawing from his experience clerking for a bankruptcy judge and working as a corporate legal fellow for a Fortune 500 company, he has a thorough understanding of the regulations, processes and nuances related to bankruptcy matters and litigation.

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  • On behalf of client, drafted answer to adversary complaint alleging breach of fiduciary duties and seeking avoidance of over $30 million and derivative shareholder releases.
  • Conducted collateral audit of multimillion-dollar loan agreement to determine second lienholder's rights.
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Experience

  • On behalf of client, drafted answer to adversary complaint alleging breach of fiduciary duties and seeking avoidance of over $30 million and derivative shareholder releases.
  • Conducted collateral audit of multimillion-dollar loan agreement to determine second lienholder's rights.
  • Assisted in mediation of a dispute as to claim amount and violation of stay injunction in a professional hockey player's Chapter 11 case.

Recognitions and Memberships

Community

  • TMA NextGen, Northern Ohio Chapter: Co-Chair

Prior Positions

  • Chief Judge Jeffery P. Hopkins, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio: Term Law Clerk
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company: Corporate Legal Fellow

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Ohio
  • District of Columbia

Education

  • J.D., The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, 2016, cum laude; The Ohio State Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal; The Real Estate Law Association, Vice President of Marketing and Development
  • M.B.A., The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business, 2016; Fisher Graduate Finance Association
  • B.A., Washington and Lee University, 2012